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ZP-31 Imagined Existence


Topics jazz, improvised


Ernesto Diaz-Infante is a multi-instrumentalist from San Francisco who created some long-distance spontaneous mayhem with Dick Metcalf (aka Rotcod Zzaj). This avant-garde CD, titled "IMAGINED EXISTENCE", is the result. If you'd like to look at some of our other musical efforts, please visit our magazine, at

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All of our music is free to download, but we'd be very grateful if you could make a small donation (via Paypal) to help with the costs of maintaining a netlabel (there's a button on the page linked in above, or use the account rotcod@rotcodzzaj.com))


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Reviewer: rotcod2010 - - December 11, 2011
Subject: Splendid magazine review
"Ernesto and I have made a lot of music together in the past year or so." This understatement begins the liner notes to the latest Zzaj/Diaz-Infante opus. Faithful Splendid readers will be aware that it's rare for a month to pass without the arrival of a new Zzaj CD or three; in fact, if we gave out 500 frequent flier miles with ever review, Rotcod Zzaj would be able to record his next few albums in Hawaii. What's cool about the whole Rotcod Zzaj experience is that his CDs are like buses; if you fail to connect with one, there'll be another one vying for your attention very soon. Imagined Existence deals with the creation of virtual aural worlds through music -- in particular, through improvisation. Attentive listening will reward you, as these sounds do indeed create their own palpable environments. Best described as amorphous ambient free-jazz with attendant gamelan, these tunes sometimes sound as disjointed as a pair of differently-tuned radios playing in two distant rooms, only to snap into abrupt and tactile clarity -- sort of like putting on a pair of glasses.
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